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The oldest and largest slave cemetery in the United States is located in the shadow of Wall Street. Actor and poet David Mills reads from and discusses his award-winning poetry collection, Boneyarn, featuring groundbreaking poems about slavery in New York City, a topic rarely addressed.
About David Mills
David Mills holds MFAs from both New York University and Warren Wilson College and is a cum laude graduate of Yale University. He’s published two full-length poetry collections in addition to Boneyarn: The Dream Detective and The Sudden Country, a book prize finalist.
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